PDC World Championship: Lisa Ashton battles hard before losing to Jan...

Ashton will defend her BDO world women's title in JanuaryBDO women's world champion Lisa Ashton gave world number 43 Jan Dekker a huge scare on the opening night of the PDC World Championship at Alexandra Palace. Ashton was aiming to become the first woman to beat a man at a World Championship. But after Ashton…

Taekwondo World Championships: I’ll buy another pizzeria if I win, says...

Two-time world champion Bianca Walkden says she would spend her prize money on "another pizzeria" if she wins this weekend’s World Taekwondo Grand Slam in China. The defending champion used the prize money from last year's competition to set up a pizzeria with her family. Fellow GB fighter and Olympic silver medallist Lutalo Muhammad says…

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic chants in MOL Vidi game

Chelsea launched a campaign in January to raise awareness and educate about anti-Semitism in footballChelsea say fans who sang an anti-Semitic chant in the Europa League game with MOL Vidi have "shamed the club". A vocal minority chanted offensive songs about Tottenham fans early in Thursday's 2-2 draw in Hungary. That came days after four…

England would have to ‘screw-up’ to not win World Cup, says...

England won their last one-day series 3-1 against Sri Lanka and India and Australia at home last summerEngland would have to "screw-up" to not win the 2019 World Cup, according to fast bowler James Anderson. Captain Eoin Morgan's side are the number one-ranked one-day team in the world and are strong favourites for next summer's…

Adetomiwa Edun: The man who plays Fifa’s Alex Hunter – BBC...

Adetomiwa Edun is the actor who plays Alex Hunter, the young star of the Fifa video game franchise. What is it like being the face of the world's best known fictional footballer? WATCH MORE: Gundeep Anand - the man behind the UK's coolest street football tournament WATCH MORE: Chelcee Grimes has two jobs you dream…

Team Sky: Adoration, loathing and ambivalence – now clouds fell across...

Froome, Brailsford and Thomas react to Sky's sponsorship withdrawalBy the end with Team Sky, what had begun as a happy love affair for most Britons had divided its followers into three implacable factions: those who still adored them unconditionally, those convinced that they were malevolence personified and those who liked much of what they achieved…

Cresta Run: Women allowed to race iconic track in Switzerland

A woman races down the Cresta Run in the early part of the 20th CenturyWomen will be allowed to race down the iconic Cresta Run toboggan track in Switzerland this season after an 89-year ban was overturned. They had been allowed to race on equal terms with men until the 1920s when it was deemed…

Naka Drotske in intensive care after setback

Naka Drotske coached Super Rugby side the CheetahsFormer South Africa international Naka Drotske is in intensive care following a setback in his recovery after being shot in a robbery. Drotske, a World Cup winner in 1995, appeared to be recuperating well after the attack in Pretoria. But a hospital spokeswoman told BBC Sport the 47-year-old…

Martin Glenn: FA chief executive to leave at end of the...

Glenn oversaw the FA at a time when Gareth Southgate guided the men's team to the 2018 World Cup semi-finalsFootball Association chief executive Martin Glenn will step down at the end of the 2018-19 season after four years in the role. The FA said he was leaving having "delivered much of what he came to…

Players restrain themselves over abuse, says Darren Fletcher

Darren Fletcher won the most recent of his 80 Scotland caps last yearFormer Scotland captain Darren Fletcher says he has received verbal abuse from supporters about his ulcerative colitis. Stoke midfielder Fletcher, 34, had spells out of football for treatment during his time at Manchester United. Fletcher told BBC Radio 5 live "players do restrain…
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